Dr. Maria Simbra
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – A new study from the Center for Disease Control (CDC) finds excessive drinking accounts for nearly 1 in 10 deaths. The CDC says “over-indulging” in alcohol leads to about 88,000 deaths every [...]
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — From daily multivitamins to those specifically for heart health, bone health, skin health, and now eye health — vitamins have quickly become a multi-billion dollar business. But do eye vitamins or supplements actually [...]
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — When parents get divorced, kids can have a number of struggles. One of them can be weight gain. “Parents are under stress, there’s only one parent to take care of all of [...]
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Before there were antibiotics, people died from infections all the time. Even though we now have these life-saving medicines, infection-causing bacteria can sometimes still outwit these drugs, putting ourselves and our children [...]
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — A source of poisoning in Pittsburgh is actually electronic: e-cigarettes. “The volume of calls is definitely increasing,” says Pittsburgh Poison Control Center Director Dr. Michael Lynch. To use e-cigarettes, you would pour [...]
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) — Could a headband be a fix for migraines? The Food and Drug Administration is convinced by Belgian studies that this could be helpful to those who suffer from this common type of [...]
Abby Parkes needed a caesarean section to deliver her son, Lucas.
It was a decision she did not take lightly.
“It was for health reasons, really. If I had a choice, I would have had a natural birth,” she says.
PITTSBURGH (KDKA) – Computers, tablets, cell phones – is all this focusing on tiny electronic devices taking a toll on our childrens’ eyes? “The parents come in here and say, ‘oh, I was in sixth [...]